Elizabeth has a PhD in religion and a snarky sense of humor. She writes about religion(s), comics, and the Bible and can be tweeted @ecoody and tumblr'd /ecoody. She posts pictures of food she makes only slightly ironically.
Giles #1 Joss Whedon and Erika Alexander (writers), Jon Lam (artist), Dan Jackson (colorist), Steve Morris (cover artist) Dark Horse February 2018 Giles is one of my favorite characters in all of the lovable Buffyverse, but the new mystery mini-series Giles is rubbing me the wrong way. I was so looking forward to it, too.READ MORE
Women are often called monsters. Even before the internet made trolling a favorite misogynist past time, women’s bodies, functions, and perceptions have been fair game for name calling. I joined a wonderful group of scholars to discuss what after all is so “monstrous” about women at the Monstrous Women Conference this last May in atREAD MORE
Rather than looking inward, I decided that for this Comics Academe, I’d like to talk to someone else in the field of comics. I keep saying that it’s important for scholars in “new” fields like comics to learn from each other and not lose collective knowledge, so I thought I would do as I say!READ MORE
The last time you heard from me—and it’s been a while—I was urging academics who love comics to find their peers and work with them. I took my own advice! I was delighted to be a part of the Comics and Sacred Texts Symposium at Haverford College. It was wonderful to collaborate with scholars thatREAD MORE